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Theodore Bullfrog, WC2

26-30 John Adam Street
WC2
WC2N 6HL
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Theodore Bullfrog

I really ought to hate this place, but it does serve a purpose of an evening when you are waiting for a train at Charing Cross and all the other pubs in the area are absolutely rammed. It is on the small side with limited seating space, meaning that most of the customers end up out on the street (whether they are smokers or not). It also has an annoying split-level layout with a couple of steps between door and bar to catch out the unwary. The bar itself is divided into two parts, the main lager dispensary which is where the staff are, and a smaller section to the left-hand side which has four handpumps. Ale selection is mainstream - but well-kept in my experience - with Ordinary and Special from Young's plus Proper Job (£4.65) from three of the four handpumps, with a reversed Doom Bar clip on the other handle, being fairly typical. It's only features of note are the unusual ledges on the pavement side of the windows which are ideal (whether by design or accident) for setting your pint down if standing outside.

On 24th April 2019 - rating: 6
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custodian 42 left this review about Theodore Bullfrog

Quite quiet at half past six on Tuesday night. Only weak real ale on offer. Nothing special at all.

On 16th February 2017 - rating: 3
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E TA left this review about Theodore Bullfrog

A noisy dive bar in a smelly back street near Charing Cross. The clientele are primarily the young hooded variety who speak fluent Eminem but struggle with English. The barman was also of this ilk and was, in addition, rude and belligerent. Food consisted of over-priced parcels of mechanically recovered bovine waste, stuck inside stale rolls and smothered in a mixture of fat, MSG and various artificial flavourings – like burgers only worse. There were 4 handpumps, one dry, the others dispensing badly-kept GK beers: IPA, EPA and Gold XPA. All the beers were over-gassed and somewhat disappointing. The WiFI didn't work, also a disappointment as it was the one potentially useful thing about this place. I don't imagine I'll be hopping back.

On 14th January 2016 - rating: 4
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Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
London Charing Cross, 0.1 miles, 1 min walk (show)
London Waterloo, 0.86 miles, 16 min walk (show)
London Blackfriars, 1.75 miles, 33 min walk (show)
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  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 01 September 2010 by Dave McNally
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 10 March 2010 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 24 March 2012 by hondo .
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